Windows 10: Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Slow Build 16299 for PC Insider

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  1.    30 Sep 2017 #250

    Dave44 said: View Post
    yes RTM will be another build
    If I'm recalling correctly, 15063 got a few updates before it became the version that got general release. You don't think it could be 16299.something for this one?
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  2.    30 Sep 2017 #251

    larc919 said: View Post
    If I'm recalling correctly, 15063 got a few updates before it became the version that got general release. You don't think it could be 16299.something for this one?
    time will tell but think be one more built that be RTM we will see
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       30 Sep 2017 #252

    Cliff S said: View Post
    Gabe wouldn't
    The current head of the Windows Insider Program is Dona Sarkar, not Gabriel Aul and if she uses that term, we can also use it, IMHO.
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       30 Sep 2017 #253
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  5.    30 Sep 2017 #254

    2 years ago that article and Dona used RTM term as shown earlier in thread
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  6.    30 Sep 2017 #255

    Microsoft can call the build that gets general release what they want to call it and we can call it what we want to call it.
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       30 Sep 2017 #256

    Dave44 said: View Post
    2 years ago that article and Dona used RTM term as shown earlier in thread
    And does she treat us insiders like users & geeks, like Gabe, or like little kids?
    [hint]
    No downtime for Hustle-As-A-Service, Dona <3
    [/hint]
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       30 Sep 2017 #257

    Microsoft is pretty lousy at naming any how.
    Now the latest version for non-insider builds, isn't called "Current Branch" anymore, now they call it "Semi-Annual Channel" depending on the revision.
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       30 Sep 2017 #258

    RTM = Released to Manufacturing (or Ready to Manufacture, as I like to call it)

    IS a very relevant term which enables us to identify the build which is feature complete and has no time expiry:
    It is the base build (eg 15063.0 etc...) from where computer system manufacturers can start testing and building their specific configuration for their hardware. This is also the stage where we will start to see new patches but not new builds, that only fixes Windows internal bugs and security flaws.

    All this has nothing to do with GA = General Availability, which is just a term when everybody has access to latest Windows version. This will happen much later than RTM. GA build is exactly the same as the RTM build, but it has already received a lot of patches. A new version of Windows will be released to the general public once it's declared stable enough for majority of users, including the non tech savvy ones. RTM is NOT stable enough for all users.
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       30 Sep 2017 #259

    slicendice said: View Post
    RTM = Released to Manufacturing (or Ready to Manufacture, as I like to call it)

    IS a very relevant term which enables us to identify the build which is feature complete and has no time expiry:
    It is the base build (eg 15063.0 etc...) from where computer system manufacturers can start testing and building their specific configuration for their hardware. This is also the stage where we will start to see new patches but not new builds, that only fixes Windows internal bugs and security flaws.

    All this has nothing to do with GA = General Availability, which is just a term when everybody has access to latest Windows version. This will happen much later than RTM. GA build is exactly the same as the RTM build, but it has already received a lot of patches. A new version of Windows will be released to the general public once it's declared stable enough for majority of users, including the non tech savvy ones. RTM is NOT stable enough for all users.
    I like this differentiation. Very clear! Good Job!
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